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Comment: Re:You can just enter the passcode. (Score 1) 148

by Internal Modem (#44911569) Attached to: Crowdfunded Bounty For Hacking iPhone 5S Fingerprint Authentication
Exactly. The inclusion of the sensor is not about being 100% secure all the time, it's about encouraging the use of some level of security by the majority who currently have none. Since it is quicker to use the sensor than to swipe to unlock without a PIN, that is the metric to consider.

Comment: Re:Ah the post-iPhonenote planted stories (Score 1) 166

by Internal Modem (#44855929) Attached to: Why iTunes Radio Could Take Down Pandora
Your point was that iTunes Radio isn't a threat to Pandora. You also ignored the fact iTunes Radio will be available in more countries than Pandora (something investors will be concerned about). Also, you ignored the fact the growth of streaming radio is mostly in the mobile space. Also, you ignored the fact there are currently more iTunes users than Pandora subscribers.

Comment: Re:Battery Drain (Score 1) 151

by Internal Modem (#44282323) Attached to: Moto X Demo Video Reveals Google's Android Superphone
You have hit the nail on the head here. What we need is an AI that "learns" what we (as individuals) consider important updates, and the rest of the gimmicks can go away (turn off). The biggest problem is that this hypothetical AI would possibly use more battery than just leaving everything on....

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